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2013-03-28 23:03:01

The Phoenician alphabet now brings a new dimension of interest to this year’s National Library Week.

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2011-07-06 07:47:46

Exceptional detective-archaeological work at the first season of archaeological digs at Tel Shikmona, on the southern edge of Israel’s city of Haifa, has uncovered the remains of a house dating back to the period of the Kingdom of Israel.

2011-01-18 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenicia Sports and Entertainment, together with Orion Multimedia today announced the launch of "The Doc Outdoors Show," with host Dr. Gordon Roeder. The show will premiere March 28 nationwide on Sportsman Channel, and will feature Dr.

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2010-12-28 08:25:00

Tel Qudadi, an ancient fortress located in the heart of Tel Aviv at the mouth of the Yarkon River, was first excavated more than 70 years ago — but the final results of neither the excavations nor the finds were ever published.

2010-06-07 10:03:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyages to Antiquity's itinerary titled, "Carthage Is To Be Deleted," provides travelers holding American passports an exceptional opportunity to visit and explore the wonders of Libya, now that the country has entered into a groundbreaking trade and investment agreement lifting all visa restrictions on U.S.

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2010-01-20 11:15:00

A team of chemists from the University of Valencia has confirmed that the substance used to hermetically seal an amphora found among remains at Lixus, in Morocco, was pine resin.

2009-09-25 18:20:47

Experts said a 2,300-year-old gem discovered in Israel by a Philadelphia archaeological student has been identified as a semiprecious carnelian gemstone. Megan Webb, 28, who spent her summer in a field program through the University of Washington Tel Dor Archaeological Excavations and Field School, discovered the stone when she traveled with about 24 students in July to an ancient Phoenician seaport on the coast. I was digging within the Hellenistic walls, and working on the techniques that...

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2008-11-12 14:05:00

Archaeologists have uncovered 2,900-year-old earthenware pottery that ancient Phoenicians used to store the bones of their dead after burning the corpses.

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2008-10-30 15:05:00

Studies have shown that as many as one in 17 men who currently live near the Mediterranean may be genetically linked to the ancient Phoenicians.

2006-08-24 00:00:00

The Lebanese port of Byblos has survived the Romans, the Crusades and the armies of Alexander the Great but now it faces a 21st century menace, brought to its shores on a tide of war -- oil pollution.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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